Starting afresh

I'm going to try to blog again. I've never been very good at it, but I've got years of experience reading others blogs and making attempts at my own online voice, which authentically represents me.

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Passion for blogging reignited

Recently I caught up with some web logs of people I know.

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Fighting with software

Today I've been a programmer for 17 years, 17 days. I think I've passed my 10,000 hours a few times over, so I'm an expert. You could be forgiven for thinking I can conquer any problem instantly. I can't. I still get my backside handed to me daily.

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Holistic system design

When I started designing systems, it was mostly to scratch an itch I had. To do a thing I couldn't believe was not provisioned for in the software I use, and I could get my head around. It was exciting and empowering to make edits from trivial colour changes, to non-trivial additional & alternate behaviours, UI's, even systems.

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